Golang News http://golangnews.com Curated links about the Go programming language, including Tutorials, Videos and Jobs for Go hackers. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:58:00 +0000 Go 1.8 is released #releases Link Go Blog Post: https://blog.golang.org/go1.8 Link Download page: https://golang.org/dl/ 24 points posted by norbertfuhs https://blog.golang.org/go1.8 1752 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:07:00 +0000 Gopherjs 1.8.1 is released #releases Some of the highlights of changes that have gone into the new release include: <div> <ul><li>GopherJS now generates more optimized code for bounds checking. It has led to significant performance increases, up to 20–50% as measured by go1 benchmarks. It helps fmt, regexp, crypto and slice manipulation heavy code the most. </li> <li>A bug in combination of defer and blocking code has been fixed. </li> <li>Examples (ExampleFoo()) are now supported and executed during tests. </li> <li>Support for build tags and --benchtime parameter for thegopherjs test command has been added. </li> <li>In package net/http, request’s context is now used for request cancelation. </li> <li>Some situations where errors should be reported, but weren’t, are now fixed (e.g., string bounds checking and assignment to underscore). </li> <li>Various improvements to GopherJS error messages, exit codes, source maps, documentation, limitations, and contributing guidelines have been made.</li> </ul></div> 8 points posted by kenny https://medium.com/gopherjs/gopherjs-1-8-1-is-released-b4473712ab95 1761 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:52:00 +0000 Event: Go 1.8 Release Party #releases #🎉 To celebrate the release of Go 1.8 we're to organising a world wide release party on February the 16th, 2017. 35 points posted by kenny https://github.com/golang/go/wiki/Go-1.8-Release-Party 1470 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 21:11:00 +0000 🎉 Go 1.8 Release Candidate 2 is released #releases #google 11 points posted by gopher https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/golang-nuts/CxyOtErpAKo 1576 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:01:00 +0000 Go 1.8 beta released #releases <div><br></div><div>Golang.org have just released go1.8 beta 1, a beta version of Go 1.8.&nbsp;It is cut from the master branch at the revision tagged go1.8beta1.&nbsp;There are no known problems or regressions.&nbsp;Please try running production workloads and your unit tests with the new version.&nbsp;It is important that we find bugs *before* issuing a release candidate.&nbsp;The release candidate is planned for the first week of January.&nbsp;Your help in testing this beta is invaluable.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Report any problems using the issue tracker:</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; <a href="https://golang.org/issue/new" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; color: rgb(102, 17, 204); cursor: pointer;">https://golang.org/issue/new</a></div><div><br></div><div>You can download binary and source distributions from the usual place:</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; <a href="https://golang.org/dl/#go1.8beta1" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; color: rgb(102, 17, 204); cursor: pointer;">https://golang.org/dl/#go1.<wbr>8beta1</a></div><div><br></div><div>To find out what has changed in Go 1.8, read the draft release notes:</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; <a href="https://beta.golang.org/doc/go1.8" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; color: rgb(102, 17, 204); cursor: pointer;">https://beta.golang.org/doc/<wbr>go1.8</a></div><div><br></div><div>Documentation for Go 1.8 is available at:</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; <a href="https://beta.golang.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; color: rgb(102, 17, 204); cursor: pointer;">https://beta.golang.org/</a></div><div><br></div><div>Our goal is to release the final version of Go 1.8 on February 1st.</div> 21 points posted by kenny https://beta.golang.org/doc/go1.8 1293 Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:19:00 +0000 Golang 1.8 beta 2 released #releases 14 points posted by gopher https://golang.org/dl/ 1365 Thu, 15 Dec 2016 21:42:00 +0000 Go 1.7 released #releases 8 points posted by lolly https://blog.golang.org/go1.7 994 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:16:00 +0000 Go 1.6.1 and 1.5.4 are released #releases Go 1.6.1 and 1.5.4 are released 6 points posted by tophatsteve https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/golang-announce/9eqIHqaWvck/kXsfO0ogLAAJ 769 Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:08:00 +0000 Go 1.5.3 is released with a security fix for 32 bit systems #security #releases 5 points posted by lolly https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/golang-announce/MEATuOi_ei4 506 Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:03:00 +0000 Caddy 0.8.1 released #releases #web 5 points posted by gopher https://caddyserver.com/blog/caddy-0_8_1-released 504 Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:49:00 +0000 Go 1.6 is released - release notes #releases 3 points posted by gopher https://golang.org/doc/go1.6 600 Wed, 17 Feb 2016 22:21:00 +0000